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South32 in firing line over rights

Five companies, led by Zurivision, have taken the department of mineral resources to court over its awarding of a licence to the Aussie mining giant

Hammanskraal crisis: Slow tender stops clean water flowing

Little has changed in Hammanskraal since the Mail & Guardian last visited the area in August, when residents said the tap water had made them sick.

Hammanskraal crisis: Slow tender stops clean water flowing

A previously undisclosed tender report reveals that the contract to fix a key wastewater treatment plant was delayed for over a year

Samwu shows its local-government muscle

The union’s financial and governance woes have not blunted the tools it has to paralyse municipalities, such as going on strike

Old Mutual establishes creative incubator in Newtown

Spaces like these provide valuable support for young people wanting to pursue creative careers. However, brand promoting is a big part of it

Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly

The coalition governments in Johannesburg and Pretoria have created a state of paralysis in both municipalities

Fintech fills the funding gap

New companies are plugging the funding gap for small businesses, especially in townships

Rica has five constitutional and other flaws

The piece of legislation requires you to give all your details when getting a new SIM card

Inauguration necessary, but cost cuts in place — Dlamini-Zuma

Presidential inauguration to cost R100m less than Zuma-era price tag of R240m

Nkwinti launches last-minute court bid to prevent release of PP report

The former land minister says he will suffer reputational harm if Adv Busisiwe Mkhwebane releases her report

Tshwane residents join nationwide protest action

Residents of the nation’s capital have joined other parts of the country in protest against corruption and a lack of service delivery.

Future Africa: forging transdisciplinary solutions to Africa’s challenges

The University of Pretoria's new flagship research institute aspires to transform the world through African research excellence

A tale of two dorpies in the Varsity Cup

A clash between Tukkies and Maties somehow depicts the alienating energy of the capital city

Dros confirms ‘incident’ following rape of seven-year-old at restaurant

The steakhouse franchise group has confirmed the incident and says it is in contact with the family while the police investigate

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Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

CR17 report is not perfect, but the investigation was rational, court hears

So says public protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane’s lawyer, who said she had reason to suspect the money was being laundered through the campaign

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up